Wathena, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 1,352 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 648  (48.0%)
Females: 704  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 66090.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,201 (it was $34,046 in 2000)
Wathena:

$47,201
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,655 (it was $15,440 in 2000)

Wathena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,305 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
Wathena:

$100,305
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $115,181; Detached houses: $128,446; Mobile homes: $9,572

Median gross rent in 2013: $634.

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  • Races in Wathena, KS (2010)

    Wathena races chart
    • 1,30395.5%White alone
    • 201.5%Two or more races
    • 181.3%Black alone
    • 151.1%Hispanic
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone

Races in Wathena detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wathena: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.9%), Irish (13.1%), English (6.7%), United States (4.3%), French (3.7%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 823 feet

Land area: 1.95 square miles.

Population density: 693 people per square mile   (low).

Wathena,KS real estate house value index trend

Wathena, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Wathena:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wathena city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Wathena, Kansas as of July 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Wathena to the number of sex offenders is 451 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,308 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,302 (1.5%)

Wathena satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (5.9 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (51.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (406.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elwood, KS (1.9 miles ), St. Joseph, MO (2.4 miles ), Country Club, MO (2.8 miles ), Troy, KS (2.8 miles ), Amazonia, MO (3.0 miles ), De Kalb, MO (3.5 miles ), Bendena, KS (3.5 miles) , Rushville, MO (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $201,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $220,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $235,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.76 N, Longitude: 94.95 W

Area code: 785

Wathena household income distribution Wathena home values distribution

Crime rates in Wathena by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0200110001011
per 100,000 0.0148.80.00.077.077.10.00.00.072.80.074.274.2
Robberies 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.078.10.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0124674222622
per 100,000 0.074.4149.6300.3461.9539.7311.0154.9156.3145.7436.7148.4148.4
Burglaries 61214538101476948
per 100,000 440.5892.91,047.1375.4230.9616.8777.61,084.4546.9437.0655.0296.7593.5
Thefts 1425341725221920252918919
per 100,000 1,027.91,860.12,543.01,276.31,924.61,696.21,477.41,549.21,953.12,112.21,310.0667.71,409.5
Auto thefts 0132222031203
per 100,000 0.074.4224.4150.2154.0154.2155.50.0234.472.8145.60.0222.6
Arson 0000000001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.072.80.00.074.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 74.9288.1232.0155.5270.0305.0195.9175.8197.6216.8205.3142.1213.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Wathena detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.74
Kansas average:

2.64
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +186 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Wathena: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wathena, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wathena, Kansas average temperatures Wathena, Kansas average precipitation Wathena, Kansas humidity Wathena, Kansas wind speed Wathena, Kansas snowfall Wathena, Kansas sunshine Wathena, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Wathena-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Wathena city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wathena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 389.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 343.7 miles away from Wathena center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 355.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 383.6 miles away from Wathena center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Doniphan County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wathena topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wathena:

  • COLONIAL MANOR NURSING AND CARE CENTER (ROUTE 1 HWY 36 PO BOX 648)
  • WATHENA HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2112 HIGHWAY 36)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wathena:

  • HEARTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - WEST (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ST JOSEPH, MO)
  • WOODLAND HILLS 2 B (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • CHOICES OF ST JOSEPH (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ST JOSEPH, MO)
  • ARBOR VIEW HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • SILVER LININGS HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • DONIPHAN CO HEALTH DEPT HHA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; TROY, KS)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)

Amtrak station near Wathena:

  • 9 miles: ST. JOSEPH (4225 FREDERICK AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: full-service food facilities, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wathena:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 9 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,557)
  • Highland Community College (about 19 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Grantham University (about 39 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 41 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Park University (about 43 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 46 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 52 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

Public high school in Wathena:

  • RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 705 JESSIE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Wathena:

  • RIVERSIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 705 JESSIE, Grades: PK-2)

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Notable locations in Wathena: Wathena Police Department (A), Wathena Fire District 1 (B), Doniphan County Wathena Branch Library (C), Wathena City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wathena include: Wathena United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (C), Christ Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Calvary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Doniphan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.4. This is worse than average.

City:

92.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.49. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.49
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 28.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.2%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
47 people in nursing homes in 2000

Wathena, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Wathena (2011 data):

  • The Farmers State Bank: at 211 St Joseph Street, branch established on 1903/05/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $63.2 mil, Deposits: $52.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Wathena Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Kansas average:

11.3

Wathena travel time to work - commute Wathena mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wathena city (based on Doniphan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,4119
Mainline Protestant1,40011
Catholic6235
Other1842
Black Protestant1442
None4,183-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Doniphan County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Doniphan County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Doniphan County:

28.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

39.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wathena:

48.2%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.2%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Wathena:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wathena:

19.9%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.5%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

26.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Wathena:

57.8%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.0%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wathena, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,484$44,9041$30
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$713
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$700
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,738$30,9522$402
Streets and Highways 1$2,432$29,1840$0
Sewerage 1$2,554$30,6480$0
Water Supply 1$2,196$26,3520$0
Electric Power 2$6,144$36,8640$0
Totals for Government 10$28,548$34,25810$1,845

Wathena government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $577,000 ($426.78)
    Water Utilities: $358,000 ($264.79)
    Police Protection: $126,000 ($93.20)
    Financial Administration: $109,000 ($80.62)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($44.38)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($37.72)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($12.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($2.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $32,000 ($23.67)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($12.57)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($10.36)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($1.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $338,000 ($250.00)

Wathena government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $68,000 ($50.30)
    All Other: $2,000 ($1.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $47,000 ($34.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $63,000 ($46.60)
    Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($30.33)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $711,000 ($525.89)
    Water Utilities: $389,000 ($287.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $37,000 ($27.37)
    General Support: $17,000 ($12.57)
  • Tax - Property: $76,000 ($56.21)
    Public Utilities: $40,000 ($29.59)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.74)

Wathena government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $60,000 ($44.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $40,000 ($29.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($14.79)

Wathena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,353,000 ($1000.74)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $31,000 ($22.93)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Buchanan County, MO  2.06% ($27,283 average AGI)
from Atchison County, KS  0.55% ($27,125)
from Brown County, KS  0.48% ($25,429)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Buchanan County, MO  2.39% ($34,800 average AGI)
to Brown County, KS  0.44% ($33,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wathena:

  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KGNM (1270 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAIR (1470 AM; 1 kW; ATCHISON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wathena:

  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • K220FX (91.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAIR-FM (93.7 FM; HORTON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wathena:

  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Wathena fatal accident list:

Dec 9, 2010 03:22 AM, Us-36, Lat: 39.76105, Lon: -94.94694, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 9, 2003 10:50 AM, Us-36, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 20, 1984 08:30 PM, 36, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $725,000Total costs
  • 690Total average daily traffic
  • 75Total average daily truck traffic
  • 690Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wathena)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 3 Mi N 3 Mi W (Lat: 39.802778 Lon: -94.951917), Call Sign: KVV204
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.3600 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service Inc., 812 South 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501-3694, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:
  • 1 Mi E On Us 36 (Lat: 39.755556 Lon: -94.942750), Call Sign: KYG346
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHzGrant Date: 03/23/2002, Expiration Date: 03/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2012Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service Inc., 812 South 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501-3694, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:
  • 750 Monument (Lat: 39.712778 Lon: -95.019167), Call Sign: WPUB514
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.930 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/2012, Expiration Date: 01/29/2022, Certifier: Daryl Peuker MrRegistrant: Haug Communications Inc, 12645 County Rd 447, St.Joseph, MO 64505, Phone: (816) 279-6535, Fax: (816) 279-0749, Email:
  • From 8th And Sherman 1000 Feet East Northeast Water Standpipe. (Lat: 39.768167 Lon: -94.950056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQQL585
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.037 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/22/2023, Certifier: James L RichardsonRegistrant: Haug Comm Inc, 622 Neptune Street, Seneca, KS 66538, Phone: (785) 336-3579, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Various Locations (Lat: 39.750000 Lon: -94.950222), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPNM855
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/1998, Expiration Date: 05/05/2008, Cancellation Date: 07/05/2008Registrant: Phone: (412) 430-3974
  • PASCO BLDG, 1009 Vernon Road (Lat: 39.755528 Lon: -94.926611), Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPOR424
    Assigned Frequencies: 19085.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/1999, Expiration Date: 01/07/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2009Registrant: Phone: (512) 848-7600
  • Zwaduk Silo, 759 Monument Road (Lat: 39.720639 Lon: -95.016750), Type: Silo, Structure height: 23.8 m, Call Sign: WQTN232
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/2014, Expiration Date: 03/10/2024, Certifier: Matthew HaugRegistrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB0VQG, Grant Date: 12/19/1996, Expiration Date: 03/14/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2008, Registrant: Joseph F Weber, Rr 2 Box 137, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Call Sign: N0NIL, Grant Date: 04/09/1991, Expiration Date: 04/09/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2003, Registrant: Lawrence D Cox, 412 Benton Box 257j, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Call Sign: N0QVP, Grant Date: 01/21/1992, Expiration Date: 01/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2004, Registrant: Ronn L Munsterman, 18 Gaslight Acres, Wathena, KS 66090

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 267PC , Serial Number: 28-7325511, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry R Acord, 105 Summit Dr, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 5092J , Serial Number: 502B-0438, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/1997
    Registrant (Corporation): Floyd's Flying Service LLC, Po Box 575, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5481Z , Serial Number: 22-9263, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 1202 Roseport Rd Ste 4, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210M (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7UB , Serial Number: 21061593, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Manville Meadows Farms Inc, 2351 210th Rd, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9359G , Serial Number: 18801457, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Floyds Flying Service LLC, Po Box 575, Wathena, KS 66090

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Wathena

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Most common first names in Wathena, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2476.7 years
William2275.6 years
Charles2171.1 years
Mary1977.9 years
George1582.8 years
Robert1478.4 years
Ruth1380.9 years
James1272.4 years
Anna1284.7 years
Henry1284.2 years
Most common last names in Wathena, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2476.5 years
Propheter1081.5 years
Studer1072.1 years
Hartman1072.8 years
Boeh1081.7 years
Moskau977.8 years
Benitz975.1 years
Laipple970.8 years
Schuler881.7 years
Schoenfelder882.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Wathena, KS

  • Pizza Hut: 1

Wathena compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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